On his abilities as a manager...

I’m not suited to Bolton or Blackburn, I would be more suited to Internazionale or Real Madrid. It wouldn’t be a problem for me to go and manage those clubs because I would win the double or the league every time.

On social media...

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Hopefully Andy Carroll has only tweeted his hamstring

West Ham United's English striker Andy Carroll (2nd L) receives treatment

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On drawing with Mourinho...

[Mourinho] can’t take it because we’ve out-tacticked him, outwitted him.
(Following a 0-0 draw in 2014 while at West Ham).

Jose Mourinho, Sam Allardyce

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On foreign bosses...

I won’t ever be going to a top-four club because I’m not called Allardici, just Allardyce.

On tiki-taka...

All this tippy-tappy stuff everybody keeps going on about as the right way to play football is a load of b*******
(After beating Hull 3-0 while at West Ham).

Sunderland manager Sam Allardyce acknowledges fans after the game

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